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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) you have diabetes?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes Yes, during pregnancy No No, borderline diabetes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,524 891 11.3 10.4-12.2 41 0.6 0.4- 0.8 5,465 86.5 85.5-87.4 127 1.6 1.3- 2.0
-Eastern NC 2,336 385 13.3 11.8-14.9 16 0.8 0.5- 1.4 1,881 84.0 82.2-85.6 54 2.0 1.4- 2.7
GENDER
Male 1,084 173 12.9 10.8-15.3 *** *** *** 891 85.7 83.2-87.8 20 1.5 0.9- 2.4
Female 1,252 212 13.7 11.7-15.9 16 1.6 0.9- 2.8 990 82.3 79.7-84.6 34 2.4 1.6- 3.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,401 199 11.4 9.7-13.4 *** *** *** 1,168 86.2 84.0-88.1 25 1.7 1.1- 2.6
Non-Hispanic Black 629 143 18.8 15.5-22.5 *** *** *** 463 78.1 74.2-81.6 20 2.5 1.5- 4.2
Other 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 484 *** *** *** *** *** *** 465 96.5 94.3-97.9 *** *** ***
35-44 298 20 5.3 3.3- 8.5 *** *** *** 272 93.1 89.8-95.5 *** *** ***
45-54 360 60 15.9 11.9-21.0 *** *** *** 290 81.7 76.5-86.0 *** *** ***
55-64 494 112 24.2 19.8-29.3 *** *** *** 362 71.5 66.2-76.2 17 3.7 2.1- 6.3
65-74 443 125 28.8 24.0-34.0 *** *** *** 302 67.2 61.8-72.2 15 3.6 2.0- 6.4
75+ 239 55 23.2 17.4-30.2 *** *** *** 176 72.6 65.3-78.9 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 261 66 19.8 14.9-25.8 *** *** *** 184 76.4 70.1-81.8 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 726 141 15.2 12.5-18.2 *** *** *** 563 81.7 78.4-84.6 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 701 105 11.3 9.1-14.0 *** *** *** 575 86.4 83.5-88.8 16 1.7 0.9- 3.0
College Graduate 641 71 8.5 6.3-11.2 *** *** *** 554 89.2 86.3-91.6 13 1.8 1.0- 3.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 245 67 20.9 15.5-27.5 *** *** *** 167 74.4 67.3-80.4 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 377 73 15.5 11.9-20.0 *** *** *** 293 81.4 76.6-85.5 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 231 33 11.4 7.6-16.8 *** *** *** 191 85.6 79.6-90.1 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 336 54 11.9 8.6-16.2 *** *** *** 272 85.9 81.3-89.5 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 272 35 9.7 6.6-13.9 *** *** *** 226 87.1 82.4-90.7 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 439 42 8.2 5.8-11.6 *** *** *** 388 90.1 86.5-92.8 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 659 187 24.0 20.3-28.0 *** *** *** 444 72.1 67.8-76.0 27 3.9 2.5- 6.0
No 1,430 173 10.1 8.5-12.0 *** *** *** 1,219 87.3 85.2-89.1 24 1.4 0.9- 2.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 744 195 22.8 19.4-26.6 *** *** *** 515 73.2 69.3-76.8 30 3.6 2.4- 5.5
No 1,526 182 9.4 7.9-11.1 *** *** *** 1,309 88.4 86.5-90.0 24 1.3 0.8- 2.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 439 80 15.5 12.0-19.7 *** *** *** 351 83.3 79.0-86.9 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,897 305 12.8 11.2-14.6 16 1.0 0.6- 1.8 1,530 84.1 82.1-85.9 46 2.1 1.5- 3.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 152 21 10.3 6.4-16.1 *** *** *** 124 86.2 79.9-90.7 *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 407 66 14.5 11.2-18.5 *** *** *** 336 84.4 80.3-87.8 *** *** ***
Rural 1,779 298 13.3 11.6-15.2 *** *** *** 1,423 83.6 81.5-85.5 43 2.0 1.4- 2.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,148 101 7.2 5.7- 9.0 *** *** *** 1,021 90.7 88.6-92.4 19 1.4 0.8- 2.3
Unemployed 96 16 11.8 6.5-20.5 *** *** *** 77 86.7 78.0-92.3 *** *** ***
Retired 638 159 25.3 21.4-29.6 *** *** *** 457 70.5 66.0-74.7 21 3.9 2.3- 6.4
Unable to Work 275 100 31.2 24.9-38.2 *** *** *** 161 65.1 58.0-71.5 *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 169 *** *** *** *** *** *** 155 93.0 87.9-96.0 *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 81 22 16.1 9.7-25.5 *** *** *** 55 79.3 68.5-87.2 *** *** ***
50% to 100% 222 43 16.9 11.9-23.5 *** *** *** 166 76.9 69.7-82.8 *** *** ***
101% to 150% 366 73 15.0 11.4-19.5 *** *** *** 283 82.3 77.5-86.3 *** *** ***
151% to 200% 171 33 13.3 8.9-19.6 *** *** *** 136 85.5 79.0-90.3 *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,037 130 10.3 8.4-12.5 *** *** *** 877 87.5 85.1-89.6 25 1.7 1.1- 2.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 811 154 15.9 13.0-19.1 *** *** *** 627 80.2 76.6-83.4 20 2.4 1.4- 4.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,090 166 12.1 10.2-14.4 *** *** *** 900 86.0 83.6-88.1 22 1.7 1.1- 2.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 437 65 12.1 9.3-15.8 *** *** *** 356 84.8 80.8-88.0 *** *** ***

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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